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  • The Emperor Expects: Warhammer 40,000

  • The Beast Arises, Book 3
  • By: Gav Thorpe
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

As ork ships lay waste to world after world, heading inexorably towards Terra, Imperial citizens despair. The High Lords become desperate to prove that victory is possible, no matter the cost. A massive navy fleet is assembled - their mission to make a definitive strike against the orks at Port Sanctus, an area of enemy-held space. But when the Imperial armada arrives, they find themselves outclassed and outmanoeuvred. Can human courage and faith possibly prevail against such terrible odds?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kick off point for the series.

  • By Casey V. Roberts on 11-14-17

Boring

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-07-19

More political intrigue then space marine. The story seems to drag on and on. My curious nature wants me to get to the end but I don't know if I can do it. Particularly because there are so many and they are so short. Why use a credit on a 7 hour book when I can use that same credit on a 30 hour book.
Audible should have bundled these In sets of 3 or 4 books at the very least.

  • I Am Slaughter: Warhammer 40,000

  • The Beast Arises, Book 1
  • By: Dan Abnett
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346

It is the 32nd millennium, and the Imperium is at peace. The Traitor Legions of Chaos are but a distant memory, and the many alien races that have long plagued mankind are held in check by the Space Marines. When a mission to exterminate one such xenos breed on the world of Ardamantua draws in more of their forces, the Imperial Fists abandon the walls of Terra for the first time in more than a thousand years.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great intro to the universe.

  • By J. Harris on 12-12-17

Not what I expected

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-19

When you think about war hammer you don't think about political intrigue. Or sur'ly I don't. And it's not what I was looking for what I started this book. Feels as if it were one large novel or maybe a few large doubles split and you child size portions. Just as your started add a part or section ends the book is over. They're just too short for spending a credit on and to me, the political stuff is boring.
I just want space Marines with my Warhammer.

  • Predator - Incursion

  • The Rage War, Book 1
  • By: Tim Lebbon
  • Narrated by: John Chancer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 681
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 630
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 632

Predator ships stream into human space in unprecedented numbers. The Colonial Marines, controlled by Weyland-Yutani, respond to the incursion, thus entering the Rage War. This terrifying assault by the Yautja cannot go unchallenged, yet the cost of combat is high. Predators are master combatants, and each encounter yields a high body count. Then, when Lt. Johnny Mains and his marines - the VoidLarks - enter the fray, they discover an enemy deadlier than any could imagine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Lola B. on 09-08-16

great story to add to the mythos

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-18

really wish script and screenwriters would just use the source material for movies. this was great, going right into book 2.

  • Architects of Infinity

  • By: Kirsten Beyer
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 150

As the Federation starship Voyager continues to lead the Full Circle Fleet in its exploration of the Delta Quadrant, Admiral Kathryn Janeway remains concerned about the Krenim Imperium and its ability to rewrite time to suit its whims. At Captain Chakotay's suggestion, however, she orders the fleet to focus its attention on a unique planet in a binary system where a new element has been discovered. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story!

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-20-18

Where are the rest of the stories?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-18

Pretty slow paced but sometimes star trek novels aren't all action and intrigue. This scientific mystery was fun to listen to. The problem is if humans like the middle of the story. Audible does not have many star trek novels available in English for some reason. There is a lot more going on here before this double and to come later that we don't have access to.

  • Storm Front

  • The Dresden Files, Book 1
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,464
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,423

A call from a distraught wife, and another from Lt. Murphy of the Chicago PD Special Investigation Unit makes Harry believe things are looking up, but they are about to get worse, much worse. Someone is harnessing immense supernatural forces to commit a series of grisly murders. Someone has violated the first law of magic: Thou Shalt Not Kill. Tracking that someone takes Harry into the dangerous underbelly of Chicago, from mobsters to vampires....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Story, Distracting Sound Engineering

  • By Tom on 05-20-10

Great story poorly produced

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-19-18

This is a pretty early production of one of the Dresden books. And I don't recognize this narrator right away. But you could almost hear the saliva in his mouth and heavy breathing as he red. Somewhat monotone maybe hes gotten better since . Baby that's the way most narrators actually song and it's just produced better edited more closely with those cells removed. I don't know but I almost stopped listening. Luckily the story is great And I'm going to try the next one.

  • An Echo of Things to Come

  • The Licanius Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: James Islington
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 26 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,046
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,612
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,583

In the wake of a devastating attack, an amnesty has been declared for all Augurs - finally allowing them to emerge from hiding and openly oppose the dark forces massing against the land of Andarra. As the Augur Davian and his new allies hurry north toward the ever-weakening Boundary, however, fresh horrors along their path suggest that their reprieve may have come far too late. His ally in the Capital, the new Northwarden, contends with assassins and politicians and uncovers a dangerous political secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Footnotes, please!

  • By Joe B. on 09-10-17

fantastically twisted and complex

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-01-18

just when you think you are following what's going on or where things are going, you are wrong.

  • Bloodmage

  • By: Stephen Aryan
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

The people of Perizzi have survived the battlemage war, but their future is looking darker than ever. Byrne is a member of the Watch, investigating a series of murders in which the corpse was drained entirely of life. Fray's expertise with magic is needed to catch the killer, but working with the Watch destroyed his father years before. Choss is a champion fighter trying to defuse a war in the underworld that threatens to turn the streets red with rivers of blood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Damian on 04-28-16

a completely different story in the same series.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-23-17

so this story was very well written and fun to listen to. it seems almost too just connected from the previous book, battlemage.. it's as if the author wanted you right a detective fantasy novel and stuck it in his series. with a couple different names it could have been a completely different story in its own series. It was a little bit too disconnected from the series for me.

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  • The Silver Thief

  • The Cycle of Galand, Book 2
  • By: Edward W. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,607
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,982

Dante Galand has cured the sickness that trapped him on the Plagued Islands. Now it's time to leave. And kill a priest. The target is Gladdic of Bressel. Gladdic, who executed Dante's friend, the pirate Captain Twill. Who all but enslaved the Plagued Islands. And whose visions of empire are far from over. But Gladdic is trained in both ether and nether - and a darker magic than Dante has ever known. He's the most dangerous foe Dante has faced. And if Dante falls, so will an entire kingdom.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Please Listen To CYCLE OF ARAWN First...

  • By Captain Spanky Of Nazareth on 01-22-17

friendship

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-29-16

the depth of the friendship between Dante and Blaze is what truly makes these stories fun. Particularly in the cycle of Galand. the author has done a great job of allowing us to feel how they've matured and growing closer over the years.

  • EVO Uprising

  • First Series #2
  • By: Kipjo K. Ewers
  • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
  • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

Seven years after the Judgment virus, also known as the EVO virus, infected the planet, a portion of the Earth's population of humans has died while another portion received powers and abilities. Superhumans now walk the Earth. Some use their abilities for good, taking up the mantle of heroes, while others become villains. The rest join and form superhuman military units within their respective countries, building toward another possible Cold War.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series!

  • By Brenda on 08-23-18

Brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-25-16

I loved this novel. the best of the superhero genre without the art. and as visual as I am i didn't miss the art.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Endsinger

  • The Lotus War, Book Three
  • By: Jay Kristoff
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 21 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

As civil war sweeps across the Shima Imperium, the Lotus Guild unleashes their deadliest creation - a mechanical goliath, intended to unite the shattered Empire under a yoke of fear. Yukiko and Buruu are forced to take leadership of the rebellion, gathering new allies and old friends. But the ghosts of Buruu's past stand between them and the army they need, and Kin's betrayal has destroyed all trust among their allies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic Finale

  • By Nikita on 04-26-16

an uncommon fantasy

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-16

it's been a long time since I listen to a story that had my heart pumping and made it difficult for me to stop my engine and got out of the car. this was refreshing on so many levels. different adventurous futuristic but mythological. I will tell everyone I know who reads or listens, to pick up these books.